Just when I was losing hope in sports for the summer the NBA came to the rescue. No I’m not talking about the DeAndre Jordan free agency soap opera that might go down as the weirdest sports story of the decade—seriously what the hell went on in those 48 hours is beyond anyone’s imagination—but the Summer League. It’s our first chance to see the rookies our favorite teams picked and a chance to see if last year’s draft picks are officially busts or players that can help the franchise.
Basketball aside there were some great moments from the diamond as the first half of the regular season comes to a close. There were some home run robberies, crazy curveballs and a some birds flying around this past July 4th weekend that made your barbeques a little more enjoyable. Nothing was more enjoyable then the U.S. Women’s National Team’s World Cup victory though. Led by new American hero, Carli Lloyd (Rutgers stand up!!), Team U.S.A. made quick work of the Japan team that defeated them four years prior.
So without further delay let’s see WTF Happened In Sports This Week.